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ESPN3 Access Guide

The following guide will help answer the most common questions related to ESPN3. A more extensive ESPN3 FAQ is available here or contact ESPN's Customer Care Team at 888-549-ESPN for technical support.

What is ESPN3?

ESPN3 is a broadband network for live sports programming. ESPN3 harnesses the quality ESPN has built through its TV networks and delivers online sports programming to fans through a rich, interactive, and easy-to-use experience.

How do I get access to ESPN3?

ESPN3 is available nationwide, but you must subscribe to a participating high speed internet service provider. Click here for a list of participating providers. ESPN3 is also available free to fans accessing the site from a college campus network in the United States or from a military base in the United States.

What are the requirements for ESPN on Xbox Live?

To access ESPN on Xbox LIVE, you must be connected to Xbox LIVE, have downloaded the ESPN application to your hard drive or memory unit, and have a current US Xbox LIVE Gold membership. To access live and on-demand event programming, you must access LIVE from an ESPN3.com affiliated provider.

I have ESPN3 at home, but don't have access now. What should I do?

Customers of ESPN3's affiliated internet providers can see all the events on ESPN3 from any high-speed connection using the Remote Access feature! While on your home connection, log into your ESPN.com account, then head to ESPN3 and click on REMOTE ACCESS. You will be prompted to sync your ESPN.com account to activate the feature. Then, when you're away from home, just log into ESPN.com and you'll be able to see the 3,000+ yearly events on ESPN3!

Verizon Customers: Log into your Verizon Surround account anytime for access to ESPN3. You will need your Verizon username and password in order to log in and begin watching ESPN3.

Comcast Customers: Log into your Comcast.net account anytime for access to ESPN3. You will need your Comcast.net username and password in order to log in and begin watching ESPN3.

Time Warner Customers: Log into your MyServices account for access to ESPN3. You will need your Time Warner username and password in order to log in and begin watching.

Please note that the Remote Access feature is not available outside of the United States of America.

How long are games archived?

Games and events are available in ESPN3's archives varying from 24 hours to more than a week, depending on the sport. A complete archive of each game will also be available on MAAC.TV.

What are the system requirements?

We recommend the following for the best experience:

PC

Processor Speed: Single Core CPU @ 2.4GHz or Dual Core CPU
Memory: 512 MB of RAM (minimum of 256 MB)
Video Memory: 128 MB of Video RAM
Operating System: Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Linux
Recommended Browsers: Internet Explorer 7+, Mozilla Firefox 3.5+, Safari 4, Chrome 3
Flash Player: Adobe Flash Player 10
Screen Resolution: 1024x768 or higher with 32-bit color
Connection Speed: 768 Kbps (minimum of 450 Kbps)

Mac

Processor Speed: 1.5 Ghz
Memory: 512 MB of RAM
Operating System:OS X 10.4+
Recommended Browsers: Mozilla Firefox 3.5+, Safari 4.0+, Chrome 3
Flash Player: Adobe Flash Player 10
Screen Resolution: 1024x768 or higher with 32-bit color
Connection Speed: 768 Kbps (minimum of 450 Kbps)

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